Norway's Karsten Warholm SMASHES the world record to win gold in thrilling 400m men's hurdles final

Norway’s Karsten Warholm SMASHES his own world record to win gold in a thrilling 400m men’s hurdles final… seeing off America’s Rai Benjamin, who ALSO broke the previous record


Norway’s Karsten Warholm claimed gold in a breathtaking 400m men’s hurdles final on Tuesday in Tokyo.

Warholm made history by smashing the world record in a time of 45.94 seconds, just about seeing off America’s Rai Benjamin, who also had broken the previous best.

It was a thrilling race, with Warholm just about fending off the American star, who looked as if he had the legs to pip the Norwegian to the line but recorded a time of 46.16.

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Norway's Karsten Warholm celebrates after winning gold in a memorable 400m hurdles final

Norway’s Karsten Warholm celebrates after winning gold in a memorable 400m hurdles final

source: dailymail.co.uk